Quotes by delight

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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    ''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    There are in every man, always, two simultaneous allegiances, one to God, the other to Satan. Invocation of God, or Spirituality, is a desire to climb higher; that of Satan, or animality, is delight in descent.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • Big Bank Hank
    Big Bank Hank
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    'Rapper's Delight' was done in 17 minutes. Just one take, no mistakes, and it went to press from there. The record went platinum in 8 days.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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    And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised.
  • Edmund Spenser
    Edmund Spenser
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    Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
  • Rose F. Kennedy
    Rose F. Kennedy
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    Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
  • Sir John Denham
    Sir John Denham
    Anglo-Irish poet and courtier 1615-1669
    Sir John Denham
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    Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
    Source: Letters and Soc. Aims
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
    Irish author 1847-1912
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    Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
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